Record Leeds Bradford Winter 2017 Schedule Launched

15 Feb 2017

2 NEW ROUTES TO WROCLAW & MURCIA, 1.3M CUSTOMERS & 8% GROWTH

Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (15 Feb) launched its biggest-ever Leeds Bradford Airport winter schedule (2017), with a new route to Wroclaw, a new winter service to Murcia and 17 routes in total, which will help deliver 1.3m customers p.a. and support 975* jobs at Leeds Bradford Airport, as Ryanair grows by 8% next winter.

Ryanair’s Leeds Bradford Airport winter 2017 schedule will deliver:

  • 1 new route to Wroclaw (2 wkly)
  • 1 new winter service to Murcia (2 wkly)
  • 17 routes in total
  • 55 weekly flights
  • 1.3m customers p.a.
  • 975*“on-site” jobs p.a.

Ryanair will continue to connect the Leeds city region with major European cities on high frequency, low fare services including Dublin (2 daily), as well as a wide range of winter sun routes, on the lowest fares, making Ryanair the ideal choice for Yorkshire business and leisure customers.

Ryanair’s Leeds Bradford Airport summer 2017 schedule is attracting record bookings, with more frequencies to sun destinations for summer family holidays, including 5 new routes to Bratislava (2 wkly), Girona (2 wkly), Gran Canaria (2 wkly), Vilnius (2 wkly) and Warsaw Modlin (2 wkly) and an even better customer experience, as Ryanair continues to roll out its “Always Getting Better” improvements.

In Leeds, Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said:

“We are pleased to launch our 2017 Leeds Bradford Airport winter schedule, our biggest ever, which includes 2 new routes to Wroclaw and Murcia and 17 routes in total, which will deliver 1.3mcustomers p.a. and support 975* jobs at Leeds Bradford Airport. These new routes will go on sale in February as we continue to grow our Leeds Bradford Airport traffic, tourism and jobs, underlining our commitment to the Yorkshire region.

We are also pleased to report record bookings on our Leeds Bradford summer 2017 schedule and customers can look forward to even lower fares so there’s never been a better time to book a low fare flight on Ryanair. We urge all customers who wish to book their holidays to do so now on the Ryanair.com website or mobile app, where they can avail of the lowest fare air travel to and from Leeds Bradford.

To celebrate the launch of our Leeds Bradford winter 2017 schedule we are releasing seats for sale across our European network from just £9.99, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (16 Feb). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

Aviation Development Director at Leeds Bradford Airport, Tony Hallwood, said:

“Leeds Bradford Airport welcomes the continued growth of Ryanair capacity and a widening of the airline’s route network for Winter 2017. The introduction of Wroclaw, the largest city in Western Poland, is the airport’s fourth Polish route and will be welcomed by both business and leisure travellers. Murcia will provide easy access to the Costa Calida being conveniently close to La Manga, Cartegena and to Torrevieja, favoured by overseas property owners.”

ENDS

*ACI research confirms up to 750 ‘on-site’ jobs are sustained at international airports for every 1m passengers